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Gonzalo Ceja

 (1936 - 2006)
Gonzalo Ceja was active/lived in Mexico.  Gonzalo Ceja is known for set design furniture and paintings, surrealism, symbolism.

Gonzalo Ceja

Gonzalo Ceja
Biographical Summary
Master Painter and Award-winning Set Designer, 1936-2006
Born 1936 in Jiquilpan, Michoacan, Mexico
Formal Art and Painting Studies:
1954-56, National Plastic Arts School, San Carlos, University of Mexico
1957-59, School of Theatrical Arts, Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico City
1967-69, French Government Scholarship Recipient
Engraving at the Heiter Atelier
Art History, Louvre Museum, Paris
Became a national celebrity in Mexico when his team won the Silver Ariel award for best production design for the film Like Water for Chocolate, produced by Fernando Arau, the movie was the highest grossing foreign film in the U.S. In 1993
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About  Gonzalo Ceja

Born:  1936 - Jiquilpan, Michoacan, Mexico
Died:   2006
Known for:  set design furniture and paintings, surrealism, symbolism